“Thank you for thinking of me during the hardest time in my life! You have given me light.”
– Joshua, 11 years old
If the smiles don’t say it, the numbers do!
Research shows that shoes have a physical, psychological, and an emotional impact on a child’s well-being. Through surveys with our partners and the students themselves, we know that the gift of a new pair of shoes can change a child’s entire outlook.
Our partners report that more than 90% of students increased attendance and engagement.
of students say they feel more confident after receiving new shoes.
of students increased their participation in sports and other extracurricular activities.